At FOCUS 2012, McAfee announced the upcoming release of McAfee Endpoint Encryption for PCs/Mac version 7.0.
This releases provide integration with Intel’s AMT technology and McAfee ePO Deep Command, Windows 8 support, performance improvements, and a wide array of new management and end user enhancements.
Additionally, effective January 14, 2013, the two products McAfee Endpoint Encryption for PCs and McAfee Endpoint Encryption for Mac will be combined into a single node product that can be used for a PC or Mac, and will be renamed McAfee Full Disk Encryption.
- Integration with Intel’s AMT technology and McAfee ePO Deep Command.
McAfee ePO Deep Command uses Intel vPro Active Management Technology (AMT) to provide secure and remote security management of PCs that are powered off or disabled. Utilizing this technology, EEPC provides next generation security by for example, enabling secure patching of encrypted PCs even when the PC is powered off, allowing for secure contextual security or disabled PC password reset during preboot, and secure remote remediation even from half a world away.
See the FAQ here: EEPC v7.0 FAQ - Integration with Intel AMT for Out of Band Management
- Windows 8 support for PCs
Support the latest Windows 8 operating system, including during uEFI boot process and for GPT drives.
See the FAQ here: EEPC v7.0 FAQ - Windows 8
- Performance improvements with near native performance on SSD drives for both PCs and Macs
- Offline activation for easy, streamlined initial provisioning of systems
See the FAQ here: EEPC v7.0 FAQ - Offline Activation
- Built in, multi-stage health checks for pre-boot, deployment, and on-going monitoring to ensure more successful operations
See the FAQ here: EEPC v7.0 FAQ - Pre-Boot Smart Check
- One button self-recovery by end users on Mac
See the FAQ here: EEPC v7.0 FAQ - Recovery on Mac OS X
I'm very excited about this version of McAfee Endpoint Encryption and look forward to getting this release into your hands where you can see first hand why McAfee continues to take the top right position in Gartner's Magic Quadrant for Mobile Data Protection!
Senior Product Manager
McAfee Endpoint Encryption for PCs/Mac